Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring (E-Learning) at Ulster University - UCAS

Ulster University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring (E-Learning) (Taught)

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Course summary

This course investigates why pollution occurs, what the risks are to both humans and the environment, and what approaches to management we might have.

  • You will gain an understanding of:
  • The general mechanisms of toxicity
  • The basis of setting environmental quality standards
  • The behaviour of contaminants in water, air and soil
  • The legislative controls on contaminants
  • Analysing large datasets using techniques such as Geographic Information Systems
Experience has shown that many students who register on this course are already working in the environmental field. We therefore aim to be as flexible as possible in terms of the topics studied and will give you the opportunity to focus on areas of particular interest to you and/or the organisation for which you work, where possible. Strong links to consultancies and environmental agencies both private and governmental ensure that the course remains current and relevant to the needs of potential employers. Professional Recognition - Accredited by the Committee of Heads of Environmental Sciences (CHES).

Assessment method

Assessment is 100% percent by coursework (no sessional examinations); a mixture of methods including practical reports, problem analysis, projects, literature reviews and essays, class tests, group work and a research project.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Environmental Sciences, Institute of

Entry requirements

Entry to the PgDip: You must hold a degree in a science or other suitable discipline or demonstrate your ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. Entry to the MSc: You initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) and if you complete the PgDip with an overall mark of 50 percent or higher can proceed to the MSc programme.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Monitoring (E-Learning) at Ulster University - UCAS